The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within RightScale, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RightScale
Rank 573 535 568
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Contract jobs citing RightScale 5 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.070% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.15% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in England

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RightScale across the England region.

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in England

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale.

1 18 (90.00%) Red Hat
1 18 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (90.00%) CentOS
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon S3
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (90.00%) Puppet
1 18 (90.00%) Hudson
1 18 (90.00%) Route 53
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon ELB
1 18 (90.00%) Vagrant
1 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (80.00%) DHCP
3 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 16 (80.00%) Open Source
3 16 (80.00%) SaaS
3 16 (80.00%) PaaS
3 16 (80.00%) Maven
3 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (75.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Jetty
6 4 (20.00%) nginx
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Jetty
1 4 (20.00%) nginx
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon S3
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (90.00%) Route 53
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon ELB
2 16 (80.00%) SaaS
2 16 (80.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) DHCP
2 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.00%) Packet Switching
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Hudson
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (80.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Open Source
1 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (5.00%) CITP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (90.00%) Puppet
1 18 (90.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Netezza
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